Upcoming Events

27
Jul
Adult / Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour online course will cover topics including:

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Dynamics of Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault
  • The Medical Forensic Evaluation
  • Medical Management
  • Program/Operational Issues
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • The Justice System and Testimony
  • Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by October 5, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

28
Jul
Neurobiology of Trauma
Webinar

Dr. Rebecca Campbell discusses the neurobiology of sexual assault and the effect trauma has on victim behavior. She explains the underlying neurobiology of traumatic events, its emotional and physical manifestation, and how these processes can impact the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults.  This webinar will examine how rape crisis centers and the legal, medical, and mental health systems respond to the needs of victims of sexual assault.

 

17
Aug
Domestic Violence Examiner (DVE) Training (online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence. Topics to be covered include:

  • Dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Assessing and Treating the IPV Patient
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • Legal Issues
  • Operational Issues

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by September 28, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

This is a 24-hour self-paced course. Students may complete the work at any time of the day or night that is convenient to them.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

17
Aug
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training in Colorado Springs, CO
Clinical Training
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this two day, hands-on clinical skills training. Participants will develop and enhance their clinical practice skills in the care of adult victims of sexual assault.  This training will simulate the patient care setting and include hands-on activities, such as forensic photography of genital and non-genital trauma and mock patient assessments.

17
Aug
Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Anchorage, AK
SAE Training
Anchorage, Alaska

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

25
Aug
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online pediatric sexual assault examiner (PSAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive pediatric medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour online course will cover topics including:

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Dynamics of Pediatric Sexual Assault
  • The Medical Forensic Evaluation
  • Medical Management
  • Program/Operational Issues
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • The Justice System and Testimony
  • Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by November 16, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

This is a 40-hour self-paced course. Students may complete the work at any time of the day or night that is convenient to them.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

Announcements

October 6, 2014

Forensic equipment is available to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian healthcare facilities at no cost from the Indian Health Service. Forensic equipment consists of a high-quality digital camera, a laptop installed with Second Opinion software, a tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories housed in a durable storage case. Colposcopes are also available. To receive equipment, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGYMNSN and complete the form.

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97

May 1, 2013